Warhol has long been regarded as the greatest Pop Artist of all time.
Why? Well he
was not just the 'father' of Pop Art but he also chose to live his life
in a pop art fashion. He was also a very talented film maker and writer.
Although not the first on the pop art scene, he was the man who is best
remembered for the paintings we all know and love.
also pioneered the mass produced silk screen process, which
revolutionised art and even the public's perception of art.
The man who was the fourth son of Slovakian working class immigrants
ended up being the most famous artist of the 20th Century.
You can see in the following video Warhol was beginning to engage with more modern technologies.
most famous of the Warhol works, among many, are the Campbells Soup Can
and is multiple images of celebrities such as Marilyn Monroe and Elvis
Presley (his painting Eight Elvis's sold for a cool $100 million!)
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